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Glass Doors for Traditional Tiled Fireplace - Project #11403

Customer Comments: Good morning. I would like to see mock-ups of my fireplace with glass doors that can be closed with a fire burning. I like the Savannah model, and would like to see it in textured black and cast bronze, if it fits my fireplace. If there's 1 more you can suggest, please send that over too. The fireplace is 35 1/4" wide and 30" tall, but I'd want further instructions on measuring before placing an order. I also want something that has a mesh screen.

Our Comments: The Savannah and Bungalow doors both fit your fireplace in a standard size and can be burned with the doors closed. We also included the Brookfield, which is a custom made door with a little narrower frame that people tend to like better. Narrower frame doors are tyically custom made since there is a lot less room for play in the amount of overlap and they would require too many standard sizes to fit a variety of fireplace openings. We also included two very high end solid brass doors just for others to see who view these projects for ideas on traditional fireplace doors.

Regarding measuring, as long as you are within 1/8" on the width and height measurements, you will be perfectly fine with the Savannah and Bungalow standard size doors.

Fireplace Opening: 35 1/4" W x 30" H

Note: These mock-ups are not to scale and are meant to help you choose the model of your screen or door, not the finish. Although we may create a general representation of black, iron, bronze, gold and silver tones, you must choose your finish from our samples using the links below. Ask your project manager which samples apply to the items in your project.

Finish Samples: Design Specialties Finishes | Stone Manufacturing Finishes | Hearth Creations Finishes

Important Note:
About Finishes!


Standard Sizes and Stock Doors

Standard size doors are less expensive and ship faster than custom doors. They are assembled to order from precut pieces and then finished, so there are more finish options than doors doors that are already premade and in stock. Stock doors are on the shelf ready to ship within 2 business days and have no options.

Standard Savannah
Savannah Standard Size Fireplace Door Option #1A: Design Specialties SA-40315 Savannah Standard Size Fireplace Glass Door in Textured Black with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.
Standard Savannah
Savannah Standard Size Fireplace Door Option #1B: Design Specialties SA-40315 Savannah Standard Size Fireplace Glass Door in Cast Bronze with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.
Standard Bungalow
Bungalow Standard Size Fireplace Door Option #2: Design Specialties BG-41315 Bungalow Standard Size Fireplace Glass Door in Textured Black with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.

Affordable Aluminum Doors

Aluminum is an excellent material for fireplace doors because it does not rust and can handle high temperatures when treated with powder coated finishes. It is also the most affordable.

Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #3: Design Specialties Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.

High End Hand Crafted Solid Brass

These doors are hand crafted by skilled artisans from Solid Brass or Steel, depending on the finish that is desired. Very high end, and very refined. Items made from solid brass come in a wide variety of hand crafted patinas and other finishes. Satin Nickel finishes done on solid brass are the finest quality and will not rust like plated steel.

DF1G-48 Solid Brass Fireplace Door with Floral Casting Option #4: Stone Manufacturing DF1G-48 Solid Brass Bifold Fireplace Doors with Floral Casting Trim in Black Antique Silver with Clear Beveled Glass and Mesh Curtains.
DF1G Solid Brass Fireplace Door Option #5: Stone Manufacturing DF1G Solid Brass Bifold Fireplace Doors in Polished Brass with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.

Measuring Instructions

Measure the width and height in several locations to find the smallest and longest dimensions. Measure the height from the bottom of the lintel to the hearth.

Here's what we need:

Smallest Width:
Widest Width:
Smallest Height:
Tallest Height:
Smallest Lintel Height

Measuring Diagram

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup

Mesh & Insulation Options

The Mesh options are behind the glass so you can burn the fire with the doors open and still have spark protection. Great for real wood or gas logs since most gas long manufacturers insist that you have a screen in front of the logs when they are burning. Mesh panel doors are the most popular and are best for when there are toddlers present because they will not open backwards whereas the mesh screens are easily pushed in. Insulation goes between the back of the frame and the fireplace facing, providing a better seal.

Black Mesh Curtains - These slide back and forth on a rod behind the glass
Gate Mesh Doors - These are separate doors behind the glass that have a flat wire mesh and a black frame.
Insulation: Provides a better seal between the fireplace face and the door frame.

This page was created as part of our Free Fireplace Door Design service. Anyone who has a fireplace and is considering glass doors can take advantage of this program. All you have to do is email us some pictures of your fireplace and we will create digital mock-ups showing you how various fireplace doors will look on your fireplace. This is hands down the best way to shop for fireplace doors. Click Here to Begin Your Own Project!